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operators and satellites in the terminology of FG) in the NP are seen as being organized into a number layers which correspond to semantic domains and are in a scopal relation.
The group is characterized by the slender, short-branched scopal hairs on the outer surface of the hind tibia of the female, by the lack of an apical white brush of hairs on the hind tibia, and by the digitiform projection of the inner lobe of the seventh sternum of the male (although males of P.
To assess the pollen plants of the 72 anthidiine species, I analyzed the scopal contents of [approximately equal to] 1800 females from museum, university, or private collections by light microscopy.
If Neg is dependent on T and T has scopal authority over V, then that explained why NegP (ie as a functional head) is a predicate operator in languages where it exists.
Layered representations of clausal structures, which are designed to reflect scopal differences amongst modifier categories, have been proposed in various theories of grammar (for an overview, see Butler 2003).
In this section we will try to answer the question of what the reasons are that underlie this surprising pattern of scopal properties.
From representational to scopal "distancing speech and thought": a cline of subjectification.
the notion of closing suffix in Aronoff and Fuhrhop 2002) and always obtains extra diminution of a complex diminutivised base, exerting retroactive scopal influence.
This article presents some data from Vietnamese that provide significant empirical support for the theoretical claims articulated in Klein (1998, 2006): first, that finiteness should be understood as a composite of tense and assertion, and that assertion may be realized independently of tense marking; second, that the assertion operator so realized has only partial scope over elements of the clause, so that fronted elements may evade this scopal influence.
One study designed to investigate the acquisition of scopal interactions between quantificational NPs and negation is Musolino et al.
As Asher (2002) says, "There are many sources of ambiguity in language that can be resolved through the use of the (discourse) context: lexical ambiguity, scopal ambiguity, ambiguity of function or argument, ambiguity of rhetorical function, ambiguity of attachment point" (Asher 2002: 309f.
Summaries of the scopal properties of German sentences are found in Frey (1990) and Pafel (1997).
The data compiled in this article demonstrate in this respect that early form-function relations in language development are too heterogeneous to follow a rigid general pattern, as, for example, the scheme "lexical Aktionsart before aspect before tense before modus" that might be suggested by scopal characteristics as an enlargement of syntactic structuring.
Choice functions and the scopal semantics of indefinites.